Legal Advisory Services Under Newly Applied Sanctions

07 November 2022

In October 2022, the European Commission approved the eighth package of sanctions against Russia. Among other restrictions it established a ban on the provision of legal services to Russian companies. A few weeks later, on October 24, the European Commission published answers to frequently asked questions including explanations as to what kind of legal services fall under the ban and whether the extension of sanctions to this sphere does not entail restrictions on the right to protection.

The Procedure for Challenging Decisions and Actions of Public Authorities Has Been Clarified

18 July 2022

On June 28, 2022 The Supreme Court adopted Resolution No. 21 of the Plenum “On Certain Issues of Application by Courts of the Provisions of Chapter 22 of the Code of Administrative Procedure of the Russian Federation and Chapter 24 of the Arbitration Procedural Code of the Russian Federation”, which clarified the rules for challenging decisions and actions of public authorities.